ALS. Writes to his mother of the his crowded daily schedule as a medical student and of his longing to return home to his family.
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ALS. Informs a Miss Buck that he must leave early and that she should postpone her visit.
ALS discussing minerals, coins and astronomy. He mentions the Royal Society, Sir Hans Sloane, Robert Hooke and Edmund Halley, among others. Some letters bear explanatory manuscript notes, probably in Palmer's hand.
ALS. Turner appeals to Major Milo Mason and to William Hunter for help in unspecified matters.
ALS to Benjamin Perley Poore and James Mandeville Carlisle.
W. Stump Forwood papers, 1857-1863 71 items
ALS. This body of correspondence, almost exclusively letters to Forwood and written immediately before and during the early part of the Civil War, relates to questions of race, e.g. "the Negro problem", intermarriage and consanguinity. The mechanics of editing and publishing a medical journal also form a topic of discussion. Principal correspondents are Samuel Worcester Butler and Washington Chew Van Bibber. Other correspondents are Sylvester David Willard, John H. Van Evrie, J.P. Evans, Joseph Leidy, S.M. Bemiss, James A. Bayard, and Samuel A. Cartwright.
2 TLS from Maugham, 1 TLS from A.F. Searle, Maugham's secretary. Correspondence relates to Bett's biography, "Sir John Bland-Sutton."
ANS. Accepts invitation.
In his letter to Mason Fitch Cogswell, Post writes of the controversy among New York medical professionals over the establishment of a dispensary and a college of surgeons; refers to an attack upon William Dunlap; and comments upon Cogswell's ambitions to write an anatomy. A portrait of Post is attached.
Autograph document, signed. A receipt of payment from Wm. Phillips.
ALS from Keen to Brinton, written on the back of an ALS from R.J. Levis to Keen. Both men write regarding efforts to collect surgical casts and make them available to Brinton and the Army Medical Museum.
ALS. Inquires whether addressee possesses the proof impression of a portrait.
ALS. A copy of his letter to Miss "Fanny" Clifton, written hours before his departure to the Mediterranean for Naval service, in which he passionately bids her farewell.
ALS. In this letter written two months before his death on Nov. 20, 1854, Turk writes of attending "the Lectures" in Philadelphia, recounts youthful escapades and speaks of his family.
Letter (ALS). Thanks Mrs. Doremus for the kindness and sympathy shown to him and Mrs. Bull. Written on stationary from New York City's Plaza Hotel.
ALS. Assures the Major that though his panacea may or may not be of service to his daughter, it will surely do no injury to her.
ALS to an Alexander Wilcocks and an ANS certifying that Jacob Hicks attended his lectures upon anatomy, surgery and midwifery.
William Selby Church note, [London], to the editor of "Men and Women of the Time.", 1898, Apr. 19 1 item
Note (ANS) in response to a circular sent out by the editor.
ANS. Requests that bearer be given a copy of his work on mineral waters, as well as his book on the liver. Note is attached to short biographical sketch.